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Mills Shirley L.L.P.



About Us

Mills Shirley LLP is the oldest continuously operating law firm in the state of Texas. Established in 1846 when Galveston was the largest city in the state, the firm has always been an integral part of Texas history and the Gulf Coast community.

From the beginning, attorneys of the firm set legal precedents and community service examples that shaped the future of Galveston and the entire state. The firm successfully confronted the challenges of change, from the earliest days of Texas statehood and the founding of Galveston, through disasters such as the Great Storm of 1900 and the Texas City Railway explosion in 1947, to the recovery from Hurricane Ike and the economic redevelopment of the island today.

The attorneys at Mills Shirley see their role in the service of their communities and clients as preventing and solving problems — preventing problems by helping our clients anticipate where those can arise, whether in the sale of a business, the construction of a home or commercial building, or in responding to claims made against them, and finding the best, cost-effective solutions that work for our clients. Tough when its required, our attorneys are always aware of the need to craft practical and economical ways to deal with the issues our clients face.

The spirit of the firm is visible in the commitment of its attorneys to lasting and personal client relationships, cost-effective representation and service to the communities in which they work and live. Contact us now by calling 409-763-2341 for help with your legal problems and questions.

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